Sagem, a Safran high-tech company, holds world or European leadership positions in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for both civil and military markets. Sagem is the No. 1 company in Europe and No. 3 worldwide for inertial navigation systems (INS) used in air, land and naval applications. It is also the world leader in helicopter flight controls and the European leader in optronics and tactical UAV systems. Operating across the globe through the Safran international network, Sagem and its subsidiaries employ 7,600 people in Europe, Asia-Pacific, North America and South America.

Given their current strategic importance, Safran vertically integrates its onboard electronics and critical software technologies through Sagem's Safran Electronics division. The Safran Electronics division provides all Group companies with world-leading electronic equipment and critical software. It develops, produces, and provides maintenance for electronic circuit boards and certified onboard computers for numerous systems, particularly in aviation (FADEC engines, thrust reversers, nacelles, landing gear, braking systems or flight control systems).

Safran specializes in increasingly integrated electronic systems for harsh environments (temperature, vibration, etc.). It designs and produces onboard computers used in engine, flight, braking and landing gear control systems.